Hector Jones Ltd is proud to be one of New Zealand's first resellers of Makita PowerTools
Makita Corporation was founded in 1915 (One year after Hector Jones started) as an electric motor sales and repair company who in 1958 became the first company in Japan to manufacture electric planers.
Makita (NZ) Ltd started importing Power tools into New Zealand, with the 1000 Power Planer, back in 1961.
Since that time Makita has become a market leader and has established itself as the major force in the New Zealand Power Tool market.
Makita is New Zealand's most popular overall Powertool brand and certainly have huge following in the trade sector.
Makita have the largest range of cordless bare tools than any other brand in New Zealand and also have an impressive range of Electric power tools, Petrol powered tools and Air powered tools along with an extensive range of Accessories and spare parts.
These items are manufactured in Japan, Germany, China, UK and the USA, by subsidiaries of Makita Japan, to ensure Makita’s quality remains high.
Now 100 years on we have a reputation as the world leading manufacturer of power tools and power garden equipment.
Makita now offer the following warranty on their products.
Effective 1st April 2020
All Cordless Skins Li-ion 5 years (Registered within 30 days)* or 3 years (Registered post 30 days or Non-registered)**
240V, Pneumatic, Gas, Laser 2 years
Petrol powered products 2 years
Batteries Li-Ion 2 years
Chargers Li-Ion 2 years
Clothing, Accessory Consumables, Drill Chuck, Spare Parts***, Tape Measures 1 year
Handtools Limited Lifetime****
* Limited to purchases that are registered online at makita.co.nz (MyMakita) within 30 days of invoice. This offer is extended to purchases made between 1st January 2020 and 31st March 2020, which must be registered by 30th April 2020 to qualify.
** Non-registered purchases, including those prior to 1st January 2020.
*** The spare parts must also have been fitted by an Authorised Service Agent.
**** Limited lifetime warranty does not cover wear and tear, misuse or abuse.
These tools are guaranteed by the Authorized NZ Distributor against any defects in workmanship or materials. Defects in construction or operation not attributable to normal wear, overloading, abusive treatment or careless handling will be repaired without charge by any Authorized Makita Service Agents throughout New Zealand or by our own On Site Technical Service Workshop